National Labor Exchange Veterans Jobs

nlx logo

Search Jobs from Veteran Friendly Employers

Job Information

SAP Technical Program Manager - SAP SuccessFactors Job in South San Francisco, California

Requisition ID: 208355

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution. Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined. We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises. Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business. The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more. We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries. Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities. We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work. Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.

We seek a Technical Program Manager located in South San Francisco, CA who will be expected to manage both internal and external large technology projects.

This position will demonstrate strong prioritization, organizational, executive communication, and problem-solving skills. The candidate must be detail-oriented, well versed in project management methodologies and project life cycles, skilled in a cross-functional matrix environment of technical resources, possess Information Technology experience, possess the ability to multi-task, and work under moderate supervision.

Key Areas of Responsibility and Tasks:

  • Develop and manage the Multi-Cloud Adoption program by collaborating with Product Management, Product Portfolio Leadership and other Engineering Managers

  • Collaborate with Engineering and CloudOps leaders to understand the business demand and supply so to accurately forecast capacity

  • Work closely with major internal engineering sites to establish site charters, recruiting strategy, communication cadence to drive engineering productivity and unify our global workforce.

  • Lead weekly program status meetings and executive reporting in leadership meetings.

  • Standardize and drive improvement in our product development lifecycle.

  • Help rally and organize our agile teams to deliver when unexpected changes come up

  • Bring cohesiveness, transparency, organization, and accountability to projects involving multiple teams or departments.

  • Drive and actively participate in the continuous improvement process; create an environment for continuous learning and improvement

  • Manage critical situations and mitigate potential impact on delivery

Job Requirements

Product Knowledge:

  • While a detailed knowledge of HCM Cloud product set is not required, must be prepared to rapidly obtain strong familiarly with core products and technology set.

Technical Skills

  • Thorough understanding of Multi-Cloud operating models and PDLC in agile development environments

  • Data Center operations experience in a high availability environment

  • Solid understanding of IT security, backups and disaster recovery principles

  • Experience with VMware, OpenStack, AWS or other virtualization technologies and services is highly desired

  • IT security background and experience managing datacenter security certification projects is highly desired

  • Strong technical grounding and experience with Enterprise database is a plus

  • Understanding of data privacy regulations is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Must have demonstrated leadership ability or executive communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, analytical, presentation, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to represent the SAP internally and externally at a Senior Management level

  • Hands on experience in Agile Coaching and Enterprise Agile transformation is a plus

  • Experienced in both Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies

Experience & Language Requirements

  • 3 years of experience with the following:

  • Direct responsibility managing technology projects or programs in a diverse global organization

  • Interaction with multi-national customer base and colleagues

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Economic, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

  • Desired / Not required:

  • PMP or Prince2 certification

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • ITIL v3 certification




Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: C at at ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations: